“Marvelous Masks” is the theme of Target Free Family Saturday on Oct. 13 at the Japanese American National Museum, 100 N. Central Ave. (at First Street) in Little Tokyo.

Generously sponsored by Target, these special Saturdays are filled with fun activities giving families unique ways to learn, play, and grow together. Make a mask marvelous by adding your own fun and flair. Use your imagination to create some props for dress-up and disguise. At Ruthie’s Origami Corner, make a spooktacular origami ghost.


11a.m.: Doors open.

11a.m.-2 p.m.: Make fall fruit faces with Kidding Around the Kitchen.

1-4 p.m.: Let Cartoon Slinger draw a superhero caricature of you.

2-4 p.m.: Meet-and-greet with real lucha libre wrestlers from Legion Championship Wrestling.

3 p.m.: Watch Dapur Kita Productions will perform a traditional Balinese masked dance accompanied by live Balinese music.

4 p.m.: Doors close.

For more information, call (213) 625-0414 or visit www.janm.org.

• Kidding Around the Kitchen (KATK) brings a hands-on cooking experience and lesson in which the kids actively participate in the preparation of recipes. The result of their cutting, measuring, cooking, and then eating their creations is more than simply a lesson in health. They get to see, touch, smell, and taste the fruits, vegetables, nuts, cheeses, eggs, meats, and other ingredients that they may never have previously seen in their raw form. For more information: www.kiddingaroundthekitchen.com

• Legion Championship Wrestling (LCW), the newest and hottest wrestling company on the West Coast, runs live shows on the last Sunday of every month at the Casa Del Mexicano in East L.A. For more information: http://legionchampwrestling.blog.com/.

• Cartoon Slinger Dominic Arneson has been drawing caricatures professionally for nearly 15 years and has entertained all types of clients and party guests with his fast hand and friendly persona, from celebrities and corporate executives to children with disabilities. From infants to senior citizens, he has drawn people of all walks of life, and thousands have enjoyed a personalized, one-of-a-kind cartoon that was created in their likeness, just for them. For more information: www.cartoonslinger.com/.

• Dapoer Kita Productions is a professional event and meeting planning company based in Los Angeles that focuses on the planning, coordination and organizing of premier events and meetings as well as artist and performer management. Its goal is to offer each client an experience that is unique and flawless. The team’s meticulous, diligent, and friendly approach will ensure that you receive one-of-a-kind event service. It offers for a variety of unique Indonesian cultural performances, from music to dance, that reflect the diversity of cultures from the many ethnic groups that comprise the nation of Indonesia. For more information, contact Sri Susilowati at (626) 298-1915.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *